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adjective [not usually before noun] glad pronunciation in British English /ɡlæd/
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adjectiveglad
comparativegladder
superlativegladdest
  1. happy and pleased about something
    ‘We’re having a great time.’ ‘I’m so glad.’
    glad (that): I’m glad he finally called you.
    glad to see/hear/be etc: Maggie was glad to be home in her own bed.
    glad for: I’m so glad for him – he really wanted that job.
    glad about: She wasn’t going to leave, and he was glad about that.
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